Curbstone Financial Management Has Boosted Its Verisk Analytics (Vrsk) (VRSK) Position; Last Week Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) Coverage

Among 29 analysts covering Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO), 17 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Rio Tinto PLC has GBX 4700 highest and GBX 3 lowest target. GBX 3385.35’s average target is -17.47% below currents GBX 4102 stock price. Rio Tinto PLC had 530 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Monday, November 23 with “Overweight”. Credit Suisse maintained Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) rating on Thursday, October 26. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and GBX 4300 target. Barclays Capital maintained Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) on Monday, May 9 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Citigroup. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, January 26 by Liberum Capital. JP Morgan maintained the shares of RIO in report on Monday, November 21 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Macquarie Research. Macquarie Research maintained Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) rating on Monday, November 16. Macquarie Research has “Outperform” rating and GBX 2700 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, August 10 by BNP Paribas. The rating was maintained by UBS on Wednesday, December 7 with “Buy”. See Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) latest ratings:

13/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 4600.00 New Target: GBX 4600.00 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: HSBC Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 4300.00 New Target: GBX 4100.00 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 4600.00 New Target: GBX 4600.00 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 2750.00 New Target: GBX 2750.00 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 4700.00 New Target: GBX 4700.00 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 4300.00 New Target: GBX 4300.00 Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 4600.00 New Target: GBX 4600.00 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 3850.00 New Target: GBX 3850.00 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 4600.00 New Target: GBX 4600.00 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 4300.00 New Target: GBX 4300.00 Maintain

Curbstone Financial Management Corp increased Verisk Analytics (Vrsk) (VRSK) stake by 108.89% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Curbstone Financial Management Corp acquired 7,350 shares as Verisk Analytics (Vrsk) (VRSK)’s stock declined 6.47%. The Curbstone Financial Management Corp holds 14,100 shares with $1.17 million value, up from 6,750 last quarter. Verisk Analytics (Vrsk) now has $16.27 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $98.79. About 2.07M shares traded or 124.22% up from the average. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has risen 4.02% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.68% the S&P500.

Among 19 analysts covering Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Verisk Analytics has $109.0 highest and $70 lowest target. $95.07’s average target is -3.77% below currents $98.79 stock price. Verisk Analytics had 42 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, May 5 report. UBS maintained Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) rating on Thursday, August 4. UBS has “Sell” rating and $74 target. On Thursday, December 7 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The stock of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 11. The rating was initiated by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Friday, January 20. The stock of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, December 10. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, January 18. On Wednesday, November 1 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Monday, August 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, December 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 39 investors sold VRSK shares while 143 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 149.72 million shares or 1.38% more from 147.68 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Gp Inc has invested 0.06% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Suntrust Banks Inc invested in 0.01% or 18,428 shares. Svcs Automobile Association holds 83,707 shares. Uss Mgmt reported 0.74% stake. Ameritas Invest holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) for 6,521 shares. Prudential Inc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 215,086 shares. Pictet Asset Ltd has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). First Republic Mgmt invested 0.01% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Hightower Advsr Limited Liability invested in 6,324 shares or 0% of the stock. Bamco Ny invested in 0.6% or 1.52M shares. Commonwealth National Bank & Trust Of holds 0% or 170 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr holds 0.09% or 264,313 shares. Employees Retirement Of Texas accumulated 10,000 shares. Lenox Wealth Mgmt Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) for 653 shares. Td Asset Inc accumulated 246,724 shares.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $16.70 million activity. MILLS ANDREW G sold $247,500 worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) on Friday, September 8. LEHMAN JOHN F sold $1.00M worth of stock. WRIGHT DAVID B also sold $808,200 worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) on Wednesday, September 6. The insider Shavel Lee bought $37,485. Shares for $6.83 million were sold by Thompson Kenneth E.

Rio Tinto plc, a mining and metals company, finds, mines, processes, and markets mineral resources. The company has market cap of 71.78 billion GBP. The firm mines and produces aluminum products, including bauxite, alumina, and aluminum; copper, gold, silver, and molybdenum, as well as nickel; diamonds, titanium dioxide feedstocks, borates, and salt, as well as high purity iron, steel billets, metal powders, zircon, and rutile; uranium; iron ore; and thermal coal, and coking or metallurgical coal. It has a 8.42 P/E ratio. The Company’s products also comprise others, such as sulphuric acid, rhenium, lead carbonate, and selenium.

The stock decreased 0.57% or GBX 23.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 4102. About 4.67M shares traded or 4.80% up from the average. Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) has 0.00% since February 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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